McGill student Salima Visram ‘s innovative Soular Backpack could help improve the educational prospects of students who don’t have easy access to electricity.
The McGill student group Making Waves, which offers affordable one-on-one swimming lessons to kids with disabilities, is growing by leaps and bounds, establishing new chapters across Canada.
Movie producer Nancy Grant, BA’06, might be every bit as daring as her frequent partner-in-crime, director Xavier Dolan. Their most recent film, Mommy, has propelled Grant into the spotlight
Canadians are anxious to see the contents of the next federal budget. Deputy Finance Minister Paul Rochon, BA’83, played a key role in putting it together.
Even the best neurosurgeons have difficulty finding cancer cells hiding in healthy tissue. A new probe co-developed by McGill’s Kevin Petrecca could be a game changer.
McGill researchers recently coordinated the “I Count MTL” project, an ambitious survey of Montreal’s homeless population that involved 800 volunteers and 60 organizations.
Mitch Garber, BA’86, has accomplished a lot by being “good,” in many things but not “great” in any one thing. He is unguarded on every subject but one — resurrecting the Montreal Expos.
Jamil Juma, BSc(AgrEng)’02, calls China home and has lived in Kenya, Kazakhstan and Congo. All that travelling has influenced JUMA, the fashion line he runs with his sister, Alia.
Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is a leading cause of blindness for adults and notoriously difficult to treat. A McGill research team, working with Ubisoft, has developed a promising new therapy, a video game.
Michael Soles, BA’89, now battling Lou Gehrig’s disease, is one of McGill’s all-time football greats. His ex-teammates have created a new award to honour Soles, the MVP of McGill’s last national title.